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CBS
Jan 22, 2013 5:00am PST
sunnyvale. back to you. ♪ let's stay together♪ >> president obama and the first lady, michelle, dancing last night at one of the inaugural balls. jennifer hudson doing her version of the al green classic, "let's stay together." of course the president did a little crooning. >> the first lady was beautiful. >> beautiful red gown. >>> but the party is over, back to business today for the president after a full day of inauguration festivities. >> cbs 5 reporter kristin ayers has highlights of the president's address and reaction from some bay area people who were in washington to witness it. >> reporter: they started gathering at dawn, streets outside washington's national mall filled with people huddled in the cold, the crowds growing as the morning wore on. >> i just keep looking back, and seeing people as far as i can see. it's kind of unbelievable. >> reporter: they came wanting to witness history. >> i love my president! i love barack obama. >> it's an opportunity to see history, to be part of it. to feel it, live it. experience it. >> reporter: cheryl wilson came with her girlfriends from
CBS
Jan 16, 2013 5:00am PST
. back to you guys. >>> new this morning president obama is losing yet another member of his cabinet. the tier yor secretary ken salivar is stepping down. the interior secretary is stepping down. he is leaving to spend more time with his family. secretary of state hillary clinton, defense secretary leon panetta and several others are leaving the team in a couple of weeks. >>> in just a few hours from now, president obama plans to unveil his plan to reduce gun violence. cbs news says the plan calls for bans on assault weapons and high capacity magazines as well as including criminal and mental health background checks for customers in all sales. the proposals would have to be approved by the house and senate something the president admits is not a sure thing. >>> nearly 6 out of 10 americans favor stricter gun laws according to a new "associated press" poll. 35% say gun laws should remain unchanged and 5% wanting looser gun laws. >>> the new report that highlights the dangers of energy drinks. >> plus, crossing the line. the florida teen arrested for giving a wedgie. >> and forget unr
CBS
Jan 15, 2013 5:00am PST
watched. >>> president obama will unveil his details to lower gun violence. >> he discussed it yesterday in his last scheduled nice conference of his first term. >> i'm confident there are some steps that we can take that don't require legislation and that are within my authority as president and where you get a step that has the opportunity to reduce the possibility of gun violence. i want to go ahead and take it. >> the president's plan is expected to include a ban on high capacity magazines and stricter background checks for gun buyers. the president is still reviewing recommendations from the gun task force led by vice president joe biden. >>> meanwhile state lawmakers in new york are expected to pass the nation's most restricted gun laws to date. the measure has already passed the state senate and is now before the new york assembly increasing sentences for gun christ, ban internet sales of assault weapons and make it a misdemeanor for failing to safely store a weapon. governor andrew cuomo supports it. >>> marin county is having a gun buy-back event at several locations t
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 5:00am PST
president. president obama will take the oath of office today on the steps of the u.s. capitol. as many as 700,000 people are expected to fill the nationallal to watch. >> if anybody has tickets give me shout out. >> reporter: darrell came here in jackson mississippi and camped o out overnight hoping to get a good spot. thousands of law enforcement officers and federal troops from around the country will be on hand to make sure everyone is safe. >> today's swearing in on the steps of the u.s. capitol is ceremonial, held for the public. the constitution requires that the official swearing in take place on january 20th. >> i barack obama do solemnly swear. >> reporter: the president was officially sworn into office yesterday in a small ceremony at the white house. he followed that up with a candlelight ceremony sunday night where he said today's parties are not about him. >> what we're celebrating is not the election or swearing in of a president. what we're doing is celebrating each other. >> reporter: and he talked about what he called the most significant event of the inaugural weekend, h
CBS
Jan 17, 2013 5:00am PST
the home. >>> meanwhile president obama has unveiled his plan to curb gun violence but now comes the tricky part getting congress to go along with his program. the sweeping half billion- dollar plan calls for a ban on all military-style assault rifles and expanded background checks on customers for every gun purchased. it would also limit ammunition magazines to a maximum of 10 rounds and impose stiffer penalties for gun trafficking. >> i'm calling on congress to pass some very specific proposals right away. if there's even one life that can be saved, then we have an obligation to try. >> the president signed 23 executive orders aimed at reducing gun violence but his key proposal needs congressional approval. the national rifle association was quick to announce its opposition to any firearms ban. >> anybody who dies from any reason at the hands of a courtroomal or somebody who is insane or in an accident is a tragedy. nobody is saying it isn't. but what i am saying is banning these firearms is not going to accomplish very much. >> gun owner advocates say they are open to the idea of
CBS
Jan 23, 2013 5:00am PST
the stage at president obama's inauguration this week and delivered what many called a memorable performance. >> i thought she did an excellent job, sang really well, passionate and i thought it was moving. moving to watch. >> reporter: but there are reports her singing wasn't what everyone thought. ♪ [ music ]♪ >> reporter: the controversy erupted on tuesday when a spokeswoman for the marine corps band said the singer used a prerecorded voice track instead of singing live. the marines later backed off that statement saying no one in the marine band is in a position to assess whether it was live or prerecorded. sources tell cbs news beyonce did sing and her mic was hot. but that she was matching her voice to a prerecorded track. it's not uncommon to prerecord inaugural music in case there's bad weather or other unexpected circumstances but temperatures were mild on inauguration day and the skies were clear. ♪ [ music ]♪ >> reporter: it was a much colder day four years ago when cellist yo-yo ma and violinist yitzhak perleman used a recording and another person lip synced t
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